Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice

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  • February 16, 2018

    Rehab To Pay $25M To End Investor Suit Over Murder Probe

    Investors in AAC Holdings Inc. announced Friday that they have reached a $25 million settlement with the publicly traded substance abuse treatment center over their securities class action, which accused it and its top executives of covering up an active murder investigation in violation of the Exchange Act.

  • February 16, 2018

    Driver Exits Suit Over Drug-Fueled Crash Post-Settlement

    The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday affirmed two lower court opinions that allowed an intoxicated driver who caused a car crash that permanently injured a woman to settle with her and exit the suit, against the objections of a company whose truck driver was also involved in the accident.

  • February 16, 2018

    No New Trial In $4.5M Delivery Injury Suit, Del. Judge Rules

    A Delaware judge refused Thursday to grant a new trial for a doctor hit with a $4.5 million judgment over negligence in the delivery of a baby, saying a jury was shown enough evidence to back up its verdict, and that $3 million in damages was reasonable.

  • February 16, 2018

    Exxon Denies It Caused Mont. Oil Well Worker's Death

    Exxon Mobil Corp. on Thursday said a suit filed by a former contract worker’s estate didn’t properly support allegations that negligence by the company contributed to the man’s death from inhaling poisonous gas while he worked on one of the energy giant’s oil and gas wells.

  • February 16, 2018

    HOA Slammed With $20M Verdict Over Swing Set Injury

    A Nevada homeowners association was hit with a $20 million jury verdict Friday in a suit brought by a teenager who sustained a traumatic brain injury after the top bar of a swing set broke and hit him in the head.

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